Antifragile things, meanwhile, are strengthened by it—just as Hydra grows stronger and more multiheaded with every decapitation.
But we can extrapolate from previous experience that decapitation does incentivize Hamas to ease up on its attacks.
With every ritual execution, with every decapitation, the editors of Mexican tabloids like El Nuevo Alarma!
1640s, from French décapitation, from Medieval Latin decapitationem (nominative decapitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Late Latin decapitare (see decapitate).
decapitation de·cap·i·ta·tion (dĭ-kāp'ĭ-tā'shən)
The removal of a head, as of an animal, a fetus, or a bone.